STAND. COM. REP. NO.1182-02
RE: S.B. No. 2737
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2737, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to extend immunity to public and private agencies and entities engaged in civil defense functions including the various branches of the military, the national guard, public utilities, and private entities.
The Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii Hotel Association, Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaii Electric Light Company, and Maui Electric Company testified in support of this measure. The Department of Defense supported the intent of this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2737, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair